By Laney College President, Tammeil Y. Gilkerson, Ed.D. Last Thursday, I attended the world premiere of “FOR O.” – a play at Laney’s Odell Johnson..
In the heart of Manhattan’s Upper West side, music man, Billy Nichols a.k.a. Papadollabill, runs Boss Records. With over 50 years of producing rap, the..
Sydney Nycole (right) with former U.S. President Bill Clinton. Two like-minded women with the same passion join forces for causes closest to their hearts and..
Beverly Miles The tumultuous administration of President Donald Trump caught many people by surprise. Unfolding events have rattled their daily lives and certainties like a..
When independent filmmaker Shirah Dedman moved from the San Fernando Valley to Oakland, she asked herself: What happened to all the black people in Oakland?,..
UC Berkeley is receiving funding for the project, “Black Panther Party Research, Interpretation & Memory Project,” expected to last from Aug. 30, 2017, to Sept...
For their 1981 masters’ degree thesis project, U.C. Berkeley students Marlon Riggs and Pete Webster produced a 30-minute documentary film titled “Long Train Running” that..
The Oakland Public Library has appointed Susan D. Anderson, founder and principal at Memory House, as Interim Chief Curator at African American Museum & Library..